20 UK manufacturing influencers you should be following

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Understanding the fast changing policy, economics and business environment of UK manufacturing operates in can seem nearly impossible. Fortunately, there are people who make it there are people who make it their job to keep up with the latest news and interpret it for manufacturing MDs and managers. And they regularly broadcast their findings on Twitter.

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Here are 20 thought leaders in that those in UK manufacturing should be following:

@dsmitheconomics – David Smith, the economics editor at The Sunday Times

David-Smith 

 

@Philippa_IMechE – Philippa Oldham, chartered engineer and Head of Transport & Manufacturing at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Philippa 

 

@BDOManufacture – Tax and business advisory consultancy with a focus on serving UK manufacturing, commissions reports and survey on the state of the industry

BDO 

 

@batsub1 – Alan Tovey, Industry Editor at the Telegraph

Alan-Tovey 

 

@UKmfg – retweeting #ukmfg & other industry news

ukmfg 

 

@fletcherr – Richard Fletcher, Business Editor at The Times

Richard-Fletcher 

 

@aliosborne20 – Alistair Osborne, Chief Business Commentator

Alistair-Osborne 

 

@innovateuk – Technology fund to grow the UK economy

InnovateUK 

 

@HVM_Catapult – Supporting manufacturing innovation

HVM 

 

@TheAMRC – University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre

AMRC 

 

@PhilAldrick – Economics Editor at The Times

Philip-Aldrick 

 

@Jonny_Will_28 – Editor of The Manufacturer

Jonny-Williamson 

 

@JoWhiteheadhe15 – National Partnership Manager, Business Development and Specialist Sectors at Lombard Asset Finance

Jo-Whitehead 

 

@AlanJonesPA – Industrial Correspondent for the Press Association

Alan-Jones 

 

@Juergen_Maier – Siemens UK CEO, graduate engineer

Juergen 

 

@IFMCambridge – The Institute for Manufacturing at the University of Cambridge

IFM 

 

@GregClarkMP – Secretary of State for BEIS

Greg-Clark 

 

@realVickyPryce – Economist

Vicky 

 

@EEF_economists – Policy and economic commentary from EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation

Economists 

 

@EEF_CHorobin – Charlotte Horobin, Regional Director for the Midlands and the East for EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation

Charlotte 

 

That’s our list – tweet us @EEF_Insights to let us know who are your ‘must follows’.

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